William E B Tait

9 January 1889–
Dorchester, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life Summary of William E B

When William E B Tait was born on 9 January 1889, in Dorchester, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, William Franklin Tait, was 29 and his mother, Nettie Pauline Wilbur, was 23. He married Daisy Sangster Rand on 27 June 1917, in Westmorland, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada. He lived in Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada in 1901.

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Family Time Line

William E B Tait
1889–
Daisy Sangster Rand
1885–1966
Marriage: 27 June 1917

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 June 1917Westmorland, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (5)

    1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge
    Age 12
    July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.
    1937 · Miramichi Strike
    Age 48
    August 20, 1937, the Miramichi lumber strike took place. Over 1,500 millworkers and longshoremen struck 14 lumber firms for wage increases.
    1955 · Recorder Low Temperature
    Age 66
    In 1955, New Brunswick broke the record with a freezing temperature of -47.2° C, in Sisson Dam

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern English: nickname for a cheerful person, from Middle English and Older Scots tait(e) ‘merry, eager, lively’ (Old Norse teitr), also used as a personal name. Compare Tate .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Taite
    Taitt
    State
    Tate

    Sources (7)

    • Tait, "New Brunswick, Provincial Returns of Births and Late Registrations, 1810-1906"
    • William E B Tait in household of Frank W Tait, "Canada Census, 1901"
    • William E B Tait, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"

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